- Case report 1- SIDG 2017_Dr C Swan Amoebiasis
- PNG case report: Multiple liver abscesses: an unusual case which demonstrates the importance of ultrasonography in the detection of liver pathology.
- Life cycle
- Rapid diagnostic tests are reliable now – distinguish E. histolytica from E. dispar – really the test of choice as microscopy is tricky .
Note that if someone is a carrier (passes cysts of Entamoeba), then if they develop diarrhoea from some other cause, the cysts will form trophozoites – this does NOT mean the patient has amoebic dysentery!